Independent Signatories of
The Manifesto for Agile Software Development

We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have come to value:
  • Individuals and interactions over processes and tools
  • Working software over comprehensive documentation
  • Customer collaboration over contract negotiation
  • Responding to change over following a plan

That is, while there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more.


Signatures Received: 27 Dec to 11 Jan 2007
Shantha Kumar: (JavaINXS)
Uma Nath Tripathi: I am using Agile methodology since August 2005, and i am really love to work in Agile Menthodoloy.
Chuck Eder: (Systems & Software)
Josh Maloney.
Juan Carlos Lotto: I love it, help me, and help people working with me! i love sign this paper.
Daniel Qu Li: (IBM) May agile methods make software engieering a fun and rewarding activity again for bright, passionate, devoted IT professionals.
Steve Wideman: (DST Health Solutions, Inc.) Charles Darwin said it best: "It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but rather the one most responsive to change." Nimble was good, but Agile's better!
Sam Kern: Agility makes a lot of sense. Good to see collaborative thought still works.
Mani Malekmohammadi: ( Be Agile! I support the agile Manifesto, I also have a blog about being Agile!
Marek Slowinski: ( It is necessary to simplify life and Agile it makes.
Daniel Cukier: (IME-USP) I believe in people and what they can produce with great relationships. The Agile Manifesto came to show developers that coding is not an automated machine work but a lovely human activity.
Patricio Rojas: (NorteWeb) I'm very glad to found in your manifiesto many of ideas that i think are so revelant in the SW development process. It's like the Hypocrates Oath for medicine. Thanks.
Lenandlar Singh: (University of Guyana) I like the ideas presented in the Agile Manifesto even though i'm yet to be fully convinced about the extent to which the purists are 'biggin up' the Agile way of doing things. Maybe this is because i'm yet to work on a project that has practiced agility. In theory everything is perfect.
Carlos Antonio de Oliveira: (JTeam) Social engineering it's the key to all software developments, the agile method it's the mechanism to achieve quality software and low cost
Juan Carlos Olivares Rojas: (Instituto Tecnológico de Morelia)
Oleg Puzanov: (IKEEN Group) Agile Software Development is the way to bring software faster then customer's business value changes. And this is fun! I fully support the Agile Manifesto and we keep trying to make software development more qualitative.
Reza Arbabi: After close to ten years of software development, I come to the conclusion that Agile methods are the only way for a headache-free development of a software system. Fuzziness and evolution are keys to the successful development of a software application, which both get lots of respect in an agile process.
Max Kosyakov: I do support the agile development, and I train my team on agile methods. However, there is always a doubt over the limits of applicability of agile principles.
Carlos Vargas: ( I has implemented agile methods for 5 five consecutive years in sucessfull projects.
Clinton Keith: (
Noam Rettig: (OpinionForge)
Harold W. Taylor: (FedEx Services) Agility and Flexibility are key to survival. I'm an ardent supporter and creator of Agile Software Development!!!!
Sharjeel Aziz.
Louis Sun.
Michael Franken: (Xebia) I strongly believe in the Agile principles. It is being effective as a person, team and organization. It puts people first and makes work meaningful. I am inspired by many of the authors of the manifesto. Thanks to Toyota (see: the Toyota way: ISBN 0071392319) for their groundbreaking work. Thanks to Jeff Sutherland, Craig Larman and Tom Gilb for making me really understand the principles.
Qasim Ahmed.
Henry Chan: ( I have experienced the benefits agile methodologies can bring and became one of the believer.
Balakrishnan Thiruvadi: Real Technical Skill Matters
Raphael MARVIE: (LIFL - University of Lille 1, France) Satisfying the customer as main motivation, bringing value to his or her business through proper software, and training others to do so: The software is a means not a goal.
Paulo Sousa: (Edinfor, a LogicaCmg Company)
Ade Ayonrinde: As a Solutions Architect, for many years I have practised and believed strongly in the principles of Agile software development; and the value it brings to enterprise software development. I feel proud to be associated with the Agile movement and fully support the Agile Manifesto.
Gobi Rajakumar.
Zahid Rasool: (Agile Technologies (Pvt) Ltd.)
Brian Faskin.
Tim Krofchik: (Markrof Systems)
Kevin Barnes: (Code Craft Consulting LLC) I've always felt this way, although what people frequently call "agile" doesn't always reflect this manifesto!
Jan Sandbacka: (F-Secure Corporation) I have been using agile methods for several years now and I think agility is one of the best thing that has happened to software development ever. Agility really unlocks the full potential of people and let them do wonders.
Nisal Kooragoda: (Polaroft Inc) Agile methodologies has been a simple way to manage and deliver specially complex Systems in a simpler approach. In Polarsoft( and many Other projects the agile techniques has given edge.Specially Using java,J2EE and Web Frameworks and parretns; the concepts and applications are effort less and delivery is high quality and with in budget if you intergrate the Agile with proper Project management Nisal Kooragoda
Sami Kannan: Utilized Agile methodology for product development.
Blake Graham: (Lockheed Martin / Purdue University)
Mathias Bogaert: (Memenco Consulting)
Dhiren M Bhanushali: (Dhwani Enterprise)
Krishanu Kaushik: (Ford Motor Company) I had experienced more success in terms of efficiency and customer satisfaction using these principles compared to using proven and time-tested structured processes and methodologies which have been commonly followed in enterprise IT development.
Jack Broad: (Thetica, LLC) As a developer of large front office systems for Wall Street firms for over 17 years, I'm very familiar with the concepts of agile development as presented in the Manifesto. Look forward to learning a lot from this site.
Olexiy Strashko: (Negeso) Very positive approach to software development. Looks very nice for our development team. We gonna use it! Thanks!
Randy Helms.
Asif Qumer: (University Of Technology Sydney) Agile Manifest is a great effort. I learnt a lot from this source. And always acknolwedge this source in my work. keep it up.
Bruce Robbins: (de Poel semiotica)
Ray Shakamuri: I agree completely with this. Of late, functional software has taken a backseat to processes and documentation.
Tudor-Andrei Pamula: (

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